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Salt from Silt

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Salt from Silt
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I G M Massaquoi
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This paper (6pp) from Dr. I.G.M. Massaquoi of Fourah Bay College, Sierra Leone, describes a simple, village level process for extracting salt (sodium chloride) from coastal silt. This has been developed in Sierra Leone but he states that such salt laden silts are common and so if wood fuel is freely available, the process may have advantages over the usual process of solar evaporation in salt ponds. He describes it as a profitable man and wife operation...
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